PT Inquest Episode 162: PRP vs Placebo for Patellar Tendinopathy

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In previous episodes we have talked about many issues around biologics research. This article takes an honest look at PRP for patellar tendinopathy by including two different preparations AND a placebo group. How did it turn out? Not so well for PRP…

Platelet-Rich Plasma for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Leukocyte-Rich PRP or Leukocyte-Poor PRP Versus Saline.
Scott A, LaPrade RF, Harmon KG, Filardo G, Kon E, Della Villa S, Bahr R, Moksnes H, Torgalsen T, Lee J, Dragoo JL, Engebretsen L.
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Apr 30:363546519837954. doi: 10.1177/0363546519837954. [Epub ahead of print]

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